Best Friends–Tsunami Tortoise and Hippo

I saw these pictures shortly after the Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2005, and thought it was such a heartwarming story. I recently came across the pictures again and wanted to share them with anyone who may not have seen them originally:

"A baby hippopotamus that survived the tsunami waves on the Kenyan coast has formed a strong bond with a giant male century-old tortoise in an animal facility in the port city of Mombassa."

Read more about these buddies…





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  • miu

    Oh – my – God!
    This is unbelievably cute! A beautiful story and lovely pictures. This makes me purr louder than my cat. 🙂

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